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Call for comprehensive probe into infant’s death

Colombo City Coroner M.Ashroff Rumi yesterday called for a comprehensive investigation in to the death of an infant at birth, at a private hospital in Colombo.

According to the parents of the infant, the baby was to be delivered normally.However, the mother was later taken for a Caesarean operation. When the mother was given an injection before the Caesarean, she has shown allergy symptoms, they said. The infant has passed away following the Caesarean.

According to the father (31), both the mother and the child were in good health prior to the Caesarean operation. He demands a comprehensive investigation on the death of the infant.

Assistant Judicial Medical Officer Dr. Malintha Silva has recommended a continuous investigation on the death, after conducting the post-mortem. Narahenpita Police is investigating.




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